13 days in California Itinerary

13 days in California Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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Monterey
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip builder site.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Los Angeles is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 12 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Dubai in June, with highs in Los Angeles at 30°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Glacier Point and Yosemite, Tunnel View. Get outdoors at Yosemite Falls and Sentinel Dome. There's much more to do: hike along Tuolumne Meadows, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, make a trip to Pothole Dome, and identify plant and animal life at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary app.

Traveling by bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 12 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from Los Angeles in June, with lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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Monterey

Monterey is a city in the U.S. We've included these beaches for you: Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park and Pfeiffer State Beach. Kids will appreciate attractions like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Lovers Point. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, walk around Dennis the Menace Park, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Monterey Bay Aquarium.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Monterey road trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Yosemite National Park to Monterey takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Monterey: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Take a break from the city and head to Alcatraz Island and Muir Woods National Monument. You'll explore and learn at Exploratorium and Cable Car Museum. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, explore the activities along San Francisco Bay, get great views at Twin Peaks, and stroll through Lands End.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco tour itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Monterey to San Francisco takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. In July in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Lands End ©
Lands End

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